Monthly Archives: September 2003

For your education and amusement

September 28, 2003
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A page on wheat being separated from chaff. As long as I’m on the subject, here’s an article on farming in ancient Egypt.

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New links I happened upon

September 28, 2003
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Gian Trotta’s list of online editing resources. Among the intriguing links: Sun Microsystems’ online style guide, which has tons of tips for Web writers and editors. Edit-Work, a site for online editors. The site hasn’t been updated in ages but still looks interesting. Topica, host of the ACES discussion board, hosts a thread for...

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Good news

September 28, 2003
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… For Bill Walsh, soon to be the new National Desk copy chief at the Washington Post. Bill was one of the first newsies I met online and one of the people who inspired me to instigate online shenanigans. (I’m sorry but I adore the word “shenanigan.” ) His own words: At least I...

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What I did for fun yesterday

September 28, 2003
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Took lots of pictures of appealing (and appalling) stuff done to cars.

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Side Salad …

September 27, 2003
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… has new digs.

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Re: High Holy Days

September 27, 2003
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Here’s a link.

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For all you weekend car freaks

September 27, 2003
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Watch out for pythons under the hood!

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Fun weekend reading

September 27, 2003
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Think about being fired upon in a foreign country next time you’re grousing about what a pain those reporters are.

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Financial Times online boss interviewed

September 27, 2003
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She says they’ll pay for news if it’s specific to their needs, and that most of their news goes on the Web first, then gets followed in the paper.

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Former copy editor named Merc publisher

September 26, 2003
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Chip Visci did most of his editorial work at the Detroit Free Press … he’s been a Knight Ridder exec for the past few years.

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